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The Master's Messenger
As held true for all of the LORD's Prophets, Moses was not a volunteer (see also The Birth Of Moses, Palace Prince To Sinai Shepherd and The Education Of Moses). Moses didn't just presumptuously go; Moses was sent. Other Biblical examples, Old and New Testament:
Jeremiah (see also Jeremiah and Baruch), who, like Moses, said "I cannot speak":
"1:4 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, 1:5 Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations. 1:6 Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. 1:7 But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak." (Jeremiah 1:4-7 KJV)
The twelve apostles (see Apostle):
"15:16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you." (John 15:16 KJV)
The apostle Paul (see Paul's Ministry):
"9:6 And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do." (Acts 9:6 KJV)
"Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say"
Moses was then given miraculous means which would serve as signs to those who could not, or would not ("if they will not believe" Exodus 4:9 KJV), believe.
"4:1 And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee.
Moses' speaking problem was apparently not limited to shyness or inexperience. He evidently did have some sort of speech impediment, a problem that would likely get much worse under stress. The LORD then told Moses that his brother Aaron would be the spokesman for Moses, as Moses was the spokesman for the LORD (an appropriate "ranking" in that Moses, who served as a "political" leader "outranked" the one who would be the high priest - just as God The Father, the ultimate King, outranks Jesus Christ, the High Priest - see The Father's Witness and What Does Jesus Look Like Now?).
"4:10 And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.
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